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Controversial vaccination documentary 'Vaxxed' comes to the L.A. area Friday

Controversial vaccination documentary 'Vaxxed' comes to the L.A. area Friday

After being dropped from premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, the controversial vaccination documentary "Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe” is coming to the Los Angeles area. The picture from Andrew Wakefield will open Friday at Santa Monica's Laemmle Monica Film Center and Pasadena's Laemmle Playhouse 7.

The film drew headlines earlier this year after it was accepted at the Tribeca Film Festival. With Wakefield -- known for his decades-long efforts to assert a connection between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and autism -- as director,...

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